[Alfred Pfister--home movies] Reels 30-32

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1932 – 1934
Amateur footage of travel by Dr. Alfred Pfister. Donor's reel notes: Reel 30: (Title says Reel 27) 1932. Cruise on the S.S. Reliance (German ship). Mountains of Norway from ship. Scenes on ship, Paula, Maja, Hannah, passengers dressed for dinner. Motoring up fjord on yawlboats, passengers, crew and band. Thermal insulation, Iceland. Comic shipboard imitation [of] crossing Arctic Circle. Coast of Iceland and Reykjavik Harbor from ship. Scenery on auto trip of Iceland. Harbor scenes, construction crews. Reel 31: 1932. Cruise on the S.S. Reliance. Coast of Norway. Snow patches and small town, Norway? Fishing? Dancing on ship. Waterfront city. Mountains from ship, glacier (color film?). Russia, Moscow street scenes, Kremlin, St. Basil Cathedral, etc. Norway? Large reindeer herd. Fjord. Norwegian town, fjord with waterfalls. Reel 32: 1934. (This entire reel is backwards.) European trip to pick up Maja after her junior year in Germany, including Mediterranean cruise. Shuffleboard on ship. Mountains and coastline from ship, soldiers marching in street, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia. Harbor with ships (Italy?) Venice with many gondolas, St. Mark's. Titisee, Germany, Hitler youth marching? street scenes with Nazi flags and men in Bavarian outfits, Maja with Heinz Hellmold. Rhine River. Amsterdam and parade for the funeral of Prince Henry, consort of Queen Wilhelmina. Netherlands, sailboats along shore, people in traditional costume on island of Marken. NHF viewing notes Reel 32: additional info - scenes of Venice show Santa Maria della Salute, scenes in Bavaria show Nazi swastika banners, scenes in Amsterdam include Munt tower and Muntplein.

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